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MLK Holiday Closings, Events


Town Hall, District Offices, and Schools will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018, for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

The Public Libraries will be closed on Sunday, January 14 and Monday, January 15.

There is NO DELAY in the collection of trash and recyclables due to the MLK holiday.


22nd Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,
Monday, January 15, 10:00-11:30 AM

Join us for the 22nd annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life on Monday, January 15, 2018 in the West Hartford Town Hall Auditorium, 50 South Main Street, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Each year the event that pays tribute to Dr. King's ideals and vision grows more popular and inspiring. The celebration is free and is open to the public.

Thinking Beyond Disabilities: A Community Conversation about Intersectionality, Monday, January 15, 7:00-8:30 PM

Join us for an evening of thoughtful conversation about disabilities, access and the intersectionality of race on Monday, January 15, 7:00-8:30 PM at Solomon Schetcher Day School of Greater Hartford, 26 Buena Vista Road. This panel conversation will highlight the perspectives of four Connecticut leaders who have dedicated their lives to advocating on behalf of people with disabilities and their families. This conversation will emphasize how race and culture intersect. The evening will culminate with an audience Q&A.